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September 2020 Featured Resources

September is National Preparedness Month

President Trump has proclaimed September as National Preparedness Month. In his proclamation, the President states “we cannot always know when the next crisis will occur, but we can know that we will be prepared by committing ourselves to a culture of resilience.”

Campus Crime

Every year college students throughout the country become victims of stalking, sexual assault, robbery, homicide, and other crimes. The law enforcement, mental health, student affairs, and legal professionals charged with identifying, assessing, and managing violence risk at colleges and universities throughout the United States provide an incredible service under unique and often challenging circumstances.

September 2019 Featured Resources

Recognizing National Preparedness Month

President Trump has proclaimed September as National Preparedness Month. In his proclamation, the President states that we "honor and express our immense appreciation for the brave first responders who risk their lives to help others before, during, and after emergencies."

How many violent crimes occur on college campuses?

The U.S. Department of Education's Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool site provides data on violent and other crimes reported to campus security authorities and/or local law enforcement agencies.

Find additional data in Crime in the United States, an annual report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Also visit the Crime Victimization: Campus Crime section of our website.

How many sexual assaults occur on college campuses?

Data on women sexually assaulted on campus can be found on the Sexual Assault on Campus: Measuring Frequency section of the National Institute of Justice website and in the Bureau of Justice Statistics report, Rape and Sexual Assault Among College-age Females, 1995-2013.

Also visit the Office of Postsecondary Education Campus Security website and the Student Activism section of the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network site.

Visit the Campus Crime and Sexual Assault sections of our site for additional information.